Yellow-tinted Imperial-Pigeon

It is often considered a subspecies of the Torresian Imperial-pigeon , but is increasingly treated as a separate species. It resembles the Torresian Imperial-pigeon, but has a distinctly yellow-tinged plumage and a bluish base to the bill.

The Yellow-tinted Imperial-Pigeon is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

Yellow-tinted Imperial-Pigeon, Bismarck Imperial Pigeon Old scientific name(s): Myristicivora spilorrhoa Photographs Supiori, Papua, Indonesia - Sep, 2004 More

Order : Columbiformes
Family : Columbidae
Genus : Ducula
Species : subflavescens
Authority : (Finsch, 1886)